Grey's Anatomy

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Grey's Anatomy
Created byShonda Rhimes
Narrated byEllen Pompeo
and various others
Theme music composerPsapp
Opening theme"Cosy in the Rocket"
(seasons 1–3, 7, 14)
Ending theme"Cosy in the Rocket" (instrumental)
Composer(s)Danny Lux
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons19
No. of episodes420 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Herbert Davis
  • Tim Suhrstedt
  • Jeffrey Jur (pilot only)
  • Susan Vaill
  • David Greenspan
  • Edward Ornelas
  • Justin Chinn
  • Briana London
  • Sarah Boyd
  • Stacy Katzman
  • Brandi Bradburn
  • Bjorn Myrholt
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time43–53 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkABC
Original releaseMarch 27, 2005 (2005-03-27) –
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Grey's Anatomy is an American television series. It is a story about surgeons in Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital (previously Seattle Grace-Mercy West Hospital) ( which was previously Seattle Grace Hospital).[1] It was created by Shonda Rhimes. It has been on ABC since March 2005.[2]

Shonda Rhimes in 2008

About the series[change | change source]

This successful television series is about hardworking doctors at a Seattle hospital, who work to heal many patients. They do surgery, and every case has its difficulties and problems. Through this hectic life, they develop friendships and even sometimes love.

The show was created by Shonda Rhimes. The American show has mainly been filmed in Los Angeles, California and has been presented by the popular television producer ABC (American Broadcasting Company).

The series has had much success, including 18 seasons, 400 episodes and it is renewed for a ninetheenth season wich will begin on October 6, 2022. It started on March 27th, 2005. The TV show won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 for the best dramatic TV series and it also has been awarded two nominations at the Emmy Awards for the same reason. This dramatic medical comedy has been produced in many languages and many countries, like Belgium, France and Switzerland.

Grey’s Anatomy got its name from a textbook by Henry Gray, written in 1858, which reached its 40th edition in 2008. The title of the text is Anatomy of the Human Body. It has many surgical applications, and is a medicinal classic of the human anatomy.

Cast[change | change source]

Actor Role Functions Starring Image
Ellen Pompeo Meredith Grey Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident after that she was head of general surgery and now she is the chief of surgery Season 1 - present
Sandra Oh Christina Yang Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and finished as a heart surgeon Season 1 - 10
Katherine Heigl Isobel "Izzie" Stevens Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgical resident Season 1 - 6
Justin Chambers Alex Karev Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently a pediatric surgeon Season 1 - 16
T.R. Knight George O'Malley Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgeon resident Season 1 - 5 and 17
Chandra Wilson Miranda Bailey Started as a surgical resident and is now chief of surgery Season 1 - present
James Pickens, Jr. Richard Webber Began as Chief of Surgery and is now a general surgeon Season 1 - present
Kate Walsh Addison Montgomery She is an obstetrics surgeon Season 2 - 3 and 18
Sara Ramirez Callie Torres Started as a surgical resident and was head of orthopedic surgery Season 2 - 12
Eric Dane Mark Sloan He was a plastic surgeon Season 2 - 8 and 17
Chyler Leigh Lexie Grey She was a surgical intern and then a surgical resident, focusing on neurosurgery prior to her death Season 4 - 8 and 17
Kevin McKidd Owen Hunt Started as a trauma surgeon and is currently head of trauma surgery Season 5 - present
Jessica Capshaw Arizona Robbins Started as a pediatric surgeon and is currently head of pediatric surgery Season 5 - 14
Kim Raver Teddy Altman She was head of cardiothoracic surgery and left to run MEDCOM in Germany. She is returning though Season 6 - 8 and 15 - present
Jesse Williams Jackson Avery Started as a surgical resident and is now the head of plastics. Season 6 - 17 and 18
Sarah Drew April Kepner Started as a surgical resident and is now a trauma surgeon Season 6 - 14 and 18
Brooke Smith Erica Hahn She is a cardiac surgeon Season 3 - 5
Isaiah Washington Preston Burke He is a cardiac surgeon Season 1 - 3 and 9
Patrick Dempsey Derek Shepherd He is head of neurosurgery Season 1 - 11 and 17
Caterina Scorsone Amelia Shepherd The Current head of neurosurgery Season 10-present
  1. "Delicate Surgery on 'Grey's Anatomy' -". Archived from the original on May 21, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Grey's Anatomy DVD news: Release Date for Grey's Anatomy - The Complete 6th Season |". Archived from the original on October 17, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2010.

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